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Wealth Creators Index

Wealth Creators Index

Lessons From the WCI That Can Help Every Business Become More Valuable

An analysis of the past seven years’ Best and Worst Wealth Creators’ profiles reveals five reasons businesses excel: The design of the business. The most powerful reason for a business’ prospering, or failing has to do with how it makes money. Two-time best wealth creator MasterCard is a good example, because of its “tollbooth” for non-cash payments and the network ...

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2014 Wealth Creators Index:
MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga Tops the List

For Chief Executive's seventh annual index, we ranked the top 100 public companies of the S&P 500 where the CEO has been in place for at least three years. Similarly, we also ranked the top 40 mid-market companies (see p. 43) from the Russell 3000 in two tiers: upper mid-market companies with revenues between $500 million and $1 billion, and a lower mid-market tier of companies with revenues between $100 million and $500 million.

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A Look at Some of the Best and Worst Companies

Again this year, we’ve profiled companies in the top and bottom ranks that we haven’t written about previously, to provide a fresh set of management insights. The write-ups to follow reflect company events and performance up until June 30, 2013.

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2013 Wealth Creators Index

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

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How to Move Up in the Rankings

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

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Ranking CEO Wealth Creation

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

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CEO Value Maximizers

In the sixth annual ranking of the Chief Executive/Applied Finance Group wealth creators, more and more leaders are showing that they have both the discipline and staying power to sustain real value creation.

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How Wealth Creation Metrics Can Help Every Business Become More Valuable

Running a business that generates revenue exceeding its combined costs (including capital), called an economic profit, is the essence of every executive’s, manager’s and business owner’s role, regardless of its ownership structure or size. The Economic Margin (EM) metric we use here to reveal an S&P 500 company’s wealth creation ability can also be used to measure that of a ...

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